Sixth stop on the Lipari bloghop is to Leigh Laurel Studios whose inspiration has come from her Dad's enjoyment of crosswords - great idea! It is also great to see the Lipari Fat Eighths Pack with the background fabrics Leigh chose:
Don't you want to just dive into this pile?
I added four neutral Oakshott fabrics to help the colors pop, and chose Jay McCarroll's Center City fabric by Free Spirit as the backing — a sort of silly nod to the years my spent as an architect. It's a simple quilt of 5" squares, so it's a great project for beginning quilters.LeighLaurelCrossword It was hard to stop quilting, but I'm glad I quit when I did. It's truly soft and the fabric is the star.
Leigh's blog is also a tutorial.

May 27, 2016


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